roar (back) to life

Definition of roar (back) to life

  1. :  to make a loud sound and begin functioning well The engine suddenly roared to life. —sometimes used figuratively His career suddenly roared back to life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to utter or emit a full loud prolonged sound

    :  to sing or shout with full force

    :  to make or emit a loud confused sound (such as background reverberation or rumbling)

  1. :  the deep cry of a wild animal (such as a lion)

    :  a loud deep cry (as of pain or anger)

    :  a loud continuous confused sound

  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage :  formed deep within the mouth

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for

  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

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a brief usually trivial fact

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